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<div style="font-size:120%; padding-bottom:10px; text-align:center;">'''''We study the impact of Peer to Peer technology and thought on society.'''''</div>
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"'''You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete'''"  - Buckminster Fuller [http://attainable-utopias.org/tiki/tiki-index.php?page=VisionStatement]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world.'''
 
- Margaret Mead [http://www.brilliantswarm.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=1]
 
 
 
 
 
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'''Towards an Open and Autonomous Internet'''
 
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* Participate in the [[ContactCon]] conference, October 20, 2011, NYC
 
 
 
* Co-create our [[Autonomous Internet Road Map]]
 
 
 
* Check out the already existing [[:Category:P2P-Infrastructure|P2P-oriented Infrastructures]]
 
 
 
* [[:Category:Open|Open Everything]], for every area of human life
 
 
 
* For beginners: [[In a Nutshell]]
 
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'''We function as a clearinghouse for open/free, participatory/p2p and commons-oriented initiatives.'''
 
 
 
We aim to be a pluralist network to document, research, and promote peer to peer alternatives. Our political aims could be summarized under the following maxims:
 
# ending the destruction of the biosphere by abandoning the dangerous conceptions of pseudo-abundance in the natural world (i.e. based on the assumption that natural resources are infinite);
 
# promoting free cultural exchange by abandoning the innovation-inhibiting conceptions of pseudo-scarcity in the cultural world (i.e. based on the assumption that the free flow of culture needs to be restricted through excessive copyrights etc...).
 
 
 
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'''Can we help you? How to support us?'''
 
#[[How you can help us?]]; [[How To Contribute]]; [[Help:Editing|How to Write for our Wiki]]; [[P2P Foundation Wiki Requested Articles]]
 
# '''We are conducting [[P2P Seminars]] to assist individuals, organizations and society at large in their efforts to adapt to the new participative world''' based on social innovation. See the [[Testimonials]] page for some reactions. And here is a version of our slide presentation at [http://www.slideshare.net/farsam/web-politics-20 Slideshare]
 
#Support the P2P Foundation by buying your books at our [http://astore.amazon.com/p2pfoundation-20 Bookstore]
 
#[[Why is participation to the P2P Foundation not totally open?]]
 
#[[Important notice on COPYRIGHT]]: '''Fair Use Notice'''
 
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= Our Platform =
 
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= The Foundation =
 
 
 
== Our Ideas ==
 
 
 
#[[About The Foundation]] [http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:About_the_P2P_Foundation]
 
#[[Our Understanding of P2P]]
 
#[[Manifesto]]: P2P and Human Evolution
 
#The [[P2P Meme Map]]
 
#Best P2P Essays [http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Essays 1] [http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Essays_2 2]
 
#[[Bibliography of Michel Bauwens]] on P2P
 
 
 
== Our Key Resources ==
 
 
 
#The P2P [http://blog.p2pfoundation.net Blog]
 
#[http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Special:Recentchanges What’s New in the Wiki]
 
#[http://p2pfoundation.net/Special:Recentchanges/title=Special:Recentchanges&feed=rss Wiki RSS Feed]
 
#[http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Newsletter Our Newsletter]
 
 
 
 
 
== Learning More ==
 
 
 
#[http://astore.amazon.com/p2pfoundation-20 P2P Bookstore]
 
#'''[[P2P Seminars]] & ([[Testimonials]])'''
 
#[[Our Expert Database]]
 
#[http://video.google.com.au/videoplay?docid=4549818267592301968&hl=en-AU Watch this P2P lecture!]
 
#[http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Michel_Bauwens_on_Peer_to_Peer Listen to this Podcast]
 
#[http://poynder.blogspot.com/2006/09/p2p-very-core-of-world-to-come.html Read this Interview]
 
 
 
== Who We Are ==
 
 
 
#[http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Founders Our Founders]
 
#[http://www.p2pfoundation.net/Category:ActiveContributor Active Contributors]
 
 
 
 
 
==Internal Wiki Pages==
 
 
 
#Check them out [http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:Internal here]
 
 
 
 
 
==Join our learning community!==
 
 
 
#[[P2P Foundation Email Lists]]
 
#[[P2P Foundation RSS Feeds]]
 
 
 
 
 
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=  Topics =
 
 
 
'''We are looking for maintainers for our subject pages! Interested?'''
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Key Topics==
 
 
 
[[:Category:Business | P2P and Business]] ; [[:Category:Business Models | P2P Business Models]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Governance | P2P and Governance]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:IP | P2P, Copyright and Property]]
 
 
 
==The P2P Paradigms==
 
 
 
[[:Category:Open | Open and Free Input]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Participation | Participatory Processes]] ; [[:Category:Cooperation | Cooperation]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Commons | Commons Output]] ; [[:Category:Sharing | Sharing]]
 
 
 
==The Three Aspects of Peer Production==
 
 
 
[[:Category:Peerproduction | Peer Production]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Peergovernance | Peer Governance]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Peerproperty | Peer Property]] [http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:Licensing & Licensing]
 
 
 
==P2P Infrastructures==
 
 
 
[[:Category:Agrifood | Agriculture and Food]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Design | Open and Shared Design]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Manufacturing | Open and Distributed Manufacturing]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Standards | Open Standards]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Education | P2P Education and Learning]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Energy | P2P Energy]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Facilitation | P2P Facilitation]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Media | P2P Media]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Money | P2P Money]] ; [[:Category:Peerfunding | Peer Funding]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Technology | P2P & Technology]] ; [[:Category:P2P Infrastructure | P2P Technological Infrastructure]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Transportation | Transportation]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Villages | P2P Villages]] & [[:Category:Urbanism | Cities]]
 
 
 
==P2P Domains==
 
 
 
 
 
[[:Category:Art | P2P Art]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Intelligence | Collective Intelligence]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Ecology | Ecology and Sustainablity]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Gaming | P2P Gaming and Metaverses]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Geography | Geography and Mapping]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Music | P2P Music]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Policy | P2P Policy]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Politics | P2P Politics]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Relational | P2P Relationality]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Science | P2P Science]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Security | P2P Security and Warfare]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Spirituality | P2P Spirituality, Philosophy and Metaphysics]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Taxation | P2P Taxation]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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= P2P Resources =
 
 
 
= General P2P Resources =
 
 
 
[[:Category:Cases | Case Studies]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Companies | Companies]] with P2P business models
 
 
 
[[:Category:Conferences | Conferences]] on P2P topics
 
 
 
[[:Category:Courses | Curricula]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Encyclopedia | Encyclopedia]] : '''New!''' [http://p2pfoundation.net/P2P_Companion_Concepts Mini-version]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Events Calendar | Events Calendar]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Individuals | Individuals]], Who's Who in P2P
 
 
 
[[:Category:Reference | Reference]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Research | Research]] on P2P
 
 
 
[[:Category:Resources | Resources]] and tools
 
 
 
[[:Category:Statistics | Statistics]] on P2P trends
 
 
 
= Media Resources =
 
 
 
[[:Category:Articles | Articles]] on P2P topics
 
 
 
[[:Category:Books | Books]] on P2P topics
 
 
 
[[:Category:Fiction | Fiction]] with P2P themes
 
 
 
[[:Category:Graphics | Graphics]] to use in presentations
 
 
 
[[:Category:Podcasts | Podcasts and Audio]]
 
 
 
[[:Category:Webcasts | Webcasts and Video]]
 
 
 
= Special Individual Projects =
 
 
 
#[[:Category:EthicalEconomy | Adam Arvidsson's Ethical Economy]]
 
#[[:Category:OpenCapital | Chris Cook's Open Capital approach]]
 
#[[:Category:Peereconomy | Christian Siefkes' Peer Economy]]
 
#Jon Awbrey's [[:Category:Inquiry | Inquiry into Peer Educational Resources]]
 
#[[:Category:User Owned | Patrick Anderson's User Ownership Theory]]
 
#Péter Mázsa's [[Free Tax Project‎]]
 
#Robert Searle's [[Transfinancial Economics]]
 
#[[:Category:Peertrust | Stan Rhodes' Peer Trust Network Project]]
 
#Thomas Kalka's [[:Category:Paradigms | Key P2P Concepts]]
 
#[[:Category:Synergy | Timothy Wilken's Synergic Projects]]
 
 
 
= Other P2P Foundation Projects =
 
 
 
#[[Collaboration Platform Projects]]: cooperation for social action
 
#[[Core Peer-2-Peer Collaboration Principles]] - Initiator Ryan Lanham
 
#[[Distributed Manufacturing Collaborative Platforms]]: open design and distributed manufacturing platforms
 
#[[List of P2P Researchers]] - preparation for launch of a [[P2P Research Group]]
 
#[[List of European Policy Consultants]] - Celia Blanco
 
#[[Participatory Spirituality Conference]]
 
#[[P2P Cities]]: open cities
 
#[[P2P Theory Books]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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== [[:Category:Languages|Languages]] ==
 
 
 
[[Chinese-Language]] - [[:Category:Dutch | Dutch-Language]] - [[:Category:French | French-Language]] - [[German language | German-Language]] - [[Greek-Language]] - [[Italian-Language]] - [[Malayalam-Language]] - [[Mongolian-Language]] - [[Polish-Language]] - [[Portuguese-Language]] - [[Russian-Language]] - [[Spanish-Language]] - [[Swedish-Language]] - [[Thai-Language]]
 
 
 
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[[Canada]] [[United States]]
 
 
 
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== What our visitors are interested in ==
 
 
 
Currently this wiki contains
 
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*  '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS:R}} registered users'''
 
 
 
This wiki have been visited more than '''15,098,519 times'''; our home page was visited 616,608 times.
 
 
 
The P2P Foundation has reached a 'highly influential' status according to Topsy's influence metrics, i.e. part of the 2% most retweeted via Twitter. See [http://topsy.com/s?q=P2P+Foundation] and [http://topsy.com/s?q=Michel+Bauwens].
 
 
 
 
 
===Our Most Popular Topics===
 
 
 
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